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Discrimination Against Discrimination: Why We Don’t Need Anti-Discrimination Laws

Big GovernmentLegal SystemInterventionism


Allow discrimination for anybody for any reason so that those who discriminate for the "wrong" reasons are naturally removed from the market.

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America Needs a Good, Old-Fashioned Economic Depression

Global EconomyFiscal TheoryInterventionism


Central bankers are moving heedlessly toward what Ludwig von Mises called "crack-up boom."

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In Europe, Workers Use Minimum Wage Laws to Exclude their Competition

Global EconomyInterventionism


Minimum wage laws increase joblessness, so French and German workers use minimum wages to drive Eastern European workers out of the market.

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Too Many Laws: Why Police Encounters Escalate

Legal SystemThe Police StateInterventionism


Many encounters will police escalate to the point of violence because the list of criminal offenses is so long, and the penalties are so draconian.

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Here We Go Again: An August 2007 Redux

Global EconomyMoney and BanksInterventionism


Nearly everywhere on the planet the giant financial bubbles created by the central banks during the last two decades are fracturing.

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Brexit Shows Why Central Planning Won't Work

Global EconomyInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology


Central planning relies on successfully predicting the future. Unfortunately for central planners, this is an impossible task.

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The Lesson Revisited



Economics, as we have now seen again and again, is a science of recognizing secondary consequences.

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EU Hints It May Stop Speaking English To Spite UK

Media and CultureStrategyInterventionism


This week, the EU suggested that it would no longer allow English as an official language, and the Irish will speak Gaelic instead.

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